OLYMPIA: Evergreen State named a ‘best buy’ college

lpemberton@theolympian.comJuly 30, 2013 

The Evergreen State College in Olympia has earned a “best buy” rating in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2014.

The list includes 21 public and 20 private colleges in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

In addition, Evergreen was the only school from Washington state’s public college and university system to make the list, according to college spokeswoman Sandra Kaiser.

Other Pacific Northwest colleges that made the list were Oregon State University and the University of Oregon.

According to the publication, schools with a “best buy” rating fall into the inexpensive or moderately priced category and have four- or five-star academic ratings.

Evergreen’s tuition is $8,172 a year for state residents and $19,896 for nonresidents, according to its website.


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